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    Panic attacks

    Thank you all for your replies!! My dad has been suffering with air hunger and last panic attack that he had the head nurse said they will give him shots of morphine but if that doesn’t work they will give him vercel which they did and it calmed him down. We were informed that if this happens...
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    Panic attacks

    Hi Everyone, Been a while since my last question. Hoping someone can help us out or guide us. My dad is in the late stages of ALS and is now living in a residence and having multiple panic attacks per day. This has been going on for the last 2 weeks and he is being brought back and forth from...
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    Constant use of Bipap machine

    He is nervous about a Tranchesytomy and is not sure he is strong enough to go through it! He also had a fluttering heart and was apparently told it wasn’t a good idea for him.
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    Constant use of Bipap machine

    Sorry made a mistake doctor said he might not be sleeping because of the cortisone not Ventalin.
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    Constant use of Bipap machine

    Hi thanks for the quick reply. Yes lately he has only been sleeping 2 hours a night. The doctor thinks it might be because of the ventalin or because of his anxiety. They have given him sleeping aids a few days ago and that hasn’t worked much. He is in positive spirits and still tries to be...
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    Constant use of Bipap machine

    Hi Everyone, Haven’t posted in about a year. My father was diagnosed approx 18 months ago with ALS and he is in the final stages. He has trouble holding up his head, can barely walk on his own, not eating anymore on his own and getting all his nutrients from a feeding tube. Just this week his...
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    Hi Al, just wanted to make sure you received my proper email address. It’s (removed for...

    Hi Al, just wanted to make sure you received my proper email address. It’s (removed for privacy). My father meets with the people at sunnybrook tomorrow and we should have a better idea what’s going on. My sister will be there with him tomorrow. Thanks again for offering to chat with my...
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    Please help does my father have ALS

    Yes my father goes to sunny brook on the 7th of November. There has been no sense of urgency unfortunately and he seems to be getting worse. He spoke to a Neuro today at Western hospital in Toronto and she seemed to be leaning more towards ALS but didn’t want to commit to that diagnosis. She...
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    Please help does my father have ALS

    Also my father has a heart flutter and has taken some medication for that. We will be going to get my father a Bipap machine for his sleeping because he really hasn’t slept much in over a month. Well at least not quality sleep. Every time he sits down he starts to doze off and then his...
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    Please help does my father have ALS

    I was wondering if someone knowledgeable would be able to help me with some concerns regarding my fathers condition. He has been tested for over a year now and we still don’t have a final diagnosis but doctor seems to be leaning towards ALS. My father was diagnosed with Ocular melanoma 13 years...
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